Cudahy City Councilman Jack Guerrero is running for California Treasurer on a platform of defending taxpayers and investigating the financial excesses of state and local governments in California.
“As Mayor of his hometown city, Jack worked with the California State Controller to expose millions of dollars in wasteful and unlawful spending. As a former pension auditor and one-time university lecturer in statistics, Jack understands the severity of the state’s unfunded pension liability which at nearly $500 billion, threatens the long-term financial stability of the state! Jack will EXPOSE this mismanagement by reckless politicians. Jack will safeguard state assets and advocate for policies that place citizens FIRST, including lower taxes, smaller government, and a prosperous California economy.”
“Mr. Guerrero’s passion for justice extended to education initiatives, when (as Mayor) he did the unthinkable: He held public hearings on the quality of education in local public schools! He successfully advocated for local school reform, organized parents, and demanded change in one school’s administration.”
Jack Guerrero ran for California Treasurer in 2018, coming in third place in the top two primary. This year, Jack Guerrero faces the incumbent Democrat, Fiona Ma, along with one other Republican, and a Peace & Freedom Party candidate. In June, if Jack can come in second this time, he will face the incumbent in November.
Jack Guerrero was educated as an economist, and he has worked as a consultant to Fortune 500 corporations in California, New York and Europe. He us a CPA and has audited government agencies at the state and local level.
His views on economics and politics are based on his education. He has included on his website a list of books that have influenced him:
- “The Wealth of Nations” by Adam Smith
- “Principles of Political Economy and Taxation” by David Ricardo
- “Human Action” by Ludwig von Mises
- “The Road to Serfdom” by Friedrich von Hayek
- “Capitalism and Freedom” by Milton Friedman
- “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand
- “The Conscience of a Conservative” by Barry Goldwater
- “Democracy in America” by Alexis de Tocqueville
- “Witness” by Whittaker Chambers
- “Ideas Have Consequences” by Richard Weaver
- “The Conservative Mind” by Russell Kirk
- “Reflections on the Revolution in France” by Edmund Burke
- “On Liberty” by John Stuart Mill
- “The Federalist Papers”
There are no Libertarian Party candidates on the California ballot for any statewide offices this year. The best opportunity for California Libertarians in this election is to get behind the campaign of Jack Guerrero, Republican for Californias Treasurer.
For more information, or to contact the candidate, go to https://www.jack4treasurer.com/
(By Gene Berkman, Editor, California Libertarian Report)